The Vaati

Also commonly called the Wind Dukes, Stormsingers, or the Champions of Ixion." The Vaati were ancient elemental lords from a realm located on the Elemental Plane of Air known as the Vale of Aaqa.

The Vaati fought in the great elvish civil war known as the War of Wrath. The Vaati are credited with the creation and use of the Rod of Seven Parts. The Vaati allied themselves with the Elder-Elves, and their rod was instrumental in the victory at the Battle of Pesh; where, at great cost, they defeated a powerful Demon named the "Queen of Choas" and her entire army.

The ancient tombs of thousands of fallen Vaati warriors are located in the Cairn Hills region, near Diamond Lake. One of the more well-known tombs in this region is the so-called "Whispering Cairn."

The Vaati are remembered by sages as major elven allies during the War of Wrath, who represented the forces of Law against a powerful entity known as the "Queen of Chaos;" a Demonic-ally of the Dark-Elves. Seven of their number created a powerful artifact known as the "Rod of Law," which was used in the Battle of Pesh to slay the Queen of Chaos and destroy her army. The rod was sundered in the battle, fragmenting to form the Rod of Seven Parts.

The following Wind Dukes are known by name:

  • Icosiol; Vaati-Prince slain at the Battle of Pesh
  • Nadroc, an architect of the Vaati tombs
  • Qadeej, Defeated the "Queen of Choas" at the Battle of Pesh; but later requested to be buried with his fallen comrades here
  • Zosiel, Vaati champion slain at the Battle of Pesh

The Vaati were originally from a region of the Elemental Plane of Air; known as the "Vale of Aaqa:"